Eixample Souvenir Shopping, Barcelona

Eixample Souvenir Shopping, Barcelona

It's a pity, if not a crime, to leave Barcelona without visiting the local specialty shops. Check out this Eixample souvenir shopping tour for some gifts and souvenirs unique to Barcelona that you may want to bring home to your loved ones from this wonderful city.
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Eixample Souvenir Shopping Map

Guide Name: Eixample Souvenir Shopping
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona (See other walking tours in Barcelona)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: Daniel
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El Corte Ingles

1) El Corte Ingles

What to buy here: Biscuits.

Catalonia has a tradition of biscuits; born back in the 18th century to celebrate holy and festive days, now the biscuits of Catalonia are common place, known as Panellets meaning little bread, there are many variations of these biscuits, some are made with chestnuts and sweet potatoes enjoyed as a early evening sweet snack and is usually accompanied by sweet wine, the biscuits come in a variety of different shapes and colors and are also often made of marzipan...   view more
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Loewe

2) Loewe

What to buy here: Catalan leather products.

Catalan leather is world known for its particular good quality and use by many luxury brands around the world. Most local leather comes from the Igualada municipality, where leather has been a primary industry for over a hundred years. One of the main advantages of Catalan leather is the origin, coming from stabled animals which have been well cared for, the leather is free of scratches, cuts and other such imperfections.

Loewe is...   view more
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La fuente Colmado Quilez

3) La fuente Colmado Quilez

What to buy here: Catalan Cheese.

The Pyranees mountains are just a short drive north of Barcelona and are famous for their cheese making producing soft, flavorsome and creamy cheeses. The most typical of all the cheeses from Catalonia Pyranees region is ´Tupi´ a fermented goats cheese with strong flavors which is designed for after dinner cheese and biscuits. Alt Urgell from the Cerdanya valley is also a very well known Catalan cheese, it’s soft creamy texture and fruity flavors make it...   view more
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Casa del libre

4) Casa del libre

What to buy here: Modernist Books.

The ever changing face of Barcelona is a modernist architectural dream with creations from such pioneers as Antoni Gaudi and Lluís Domenech i Montaner that lead the modernist movement from 1888 to 1911 and made Barcelona the amusement park of modernism it is today, the city of wonders. The culture of Catalonia wanted to be known and recognized on the same level as other major European cities using its modernist movement to project Barcelona into the 20th...   view more
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Tous

5) Tous

What to buy here: Catalan Jewelry.

Contemporary and art-nouveau Jewelry making in Barcelona dates back to 1839, when the city had its own silversmith and goldsmith neighborhoods where several well known local names specialized in precious metals and painting. One famous name Tous is a worldwide known chain of Jewelers originates from Catalonia back in 1920. Using contemporary styles in Jewelry designing that is perfectly suited to current fashions, the iconic teddy bear of Tous has become its...   view more
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Vinoteca Torres

6) Vinoteca Torres

What to buy here: Penedès wine. The wine region of Penedès close to Barcelona expands from the Serralada Pre-litoral mountain range to the Mediterranean Sea and has been producing wine since the 9th century, cultivating some of Spain most interesting wine. The most famous and probably the largest of the Bodegas in Penedès is Miguel Torres with a wide range of wines and brandies. The bodega has received much praise from the wine world including European Winery of the Year, by Wine Enthusiast...   view more
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Meson Cinco Jotas

7) Meson Cinco Jotas

What to buy here: Spanish Jamon Iberico.

The very pinnacle of Spanish gourmet produce is without a doubt Jamon Iberico, also known as Pata Negra, is the cured leg of the Iberian pig. This product features highly in the tapas lifestyle of Barcelona. Where a plate of good quality ham will only set you back about €5, buying your own leg or pata can be a little more complicated at around €359. The highest quality ham is known as Jamon Iberico de Bellota which comes from free range pigs that...   view more
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Cooking the Kitchen Company

8) Cooking the Kitchen Company

What to buy here: Wine Porron, as well as any other kitchen utensils.

A symbol of traditional Catalonia, the wine Porron is a drinking vessel from days gone by; designed to minimize the contact of wine with air. The wine bottle/glass watering-can was also used as a measurement vessel before the liter was introduced. The design of the Porron, a funnel with a spout where the liquid is poured from, was mentioned by Ernest Hemingway´s in his book, Homage to Catalonia. The Porron also serves as a...   view more
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Ramon Monegal

9) Ramon Monegal

What to buy here: Perfumes. In 1936 the Perfume Museum opened in Barcelona, but the human sense of smell has been catered for since the Roman times. In fact, the film ”Perfume: Story of a Murderer” released in 2006, was filmed in and around Barcelona. As well as big name fashion brands, Barcelona has its own perfumeries, small brands produced by expert “perfumeros”. Ramon Monegal is a small boutique perfumery located in Carrer Calvet, 3 (open Monday to Friday 10.30am - 2.30pm and 4:30pm...   view more

Walking Tours in Barcelona, Spain

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Gracia/Eixample Nightlife

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Museums Tour

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Barcelona abounds in museums with rich expositions that are both informative and entertaining. The city's 55 museums cover a plethora of subjects, from art to history to architecture to science to sports to war. Take this tour to get familiar with the most acclaimed museums, galleries and scientific centers of Barcelona.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
Montjuïc Museums Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km
La Rambla Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Picasso Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
La Barceloneta Walking Tour

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La Barceloneta neighborhood was originally formed during the 18th century by fishermen and their families. Today, La Barceloneta beach is one of the most active areas of the city, both during the day and night. It is an ideal place to go for a night out, be it to have dinner in a fancy restaurant or have a drink or party until the wee hours of the morning. This self-guided tour will help you discover the historic and modern highlights of La Barceloneta.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km

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